Mental Health DisorderW2

  • Goals & standards
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  • · Describe possible causes of mental health issues in the criminal justice system.
  • · Identify the behavioral criteria of common mental health disorders seen in the criminal justice system.
  • · Describe possible causes for common mental health disorders seen in the criminal justice system.
  • ·   https://medlineplus.gov/mentaldisorders.html
  • Week 2 – Crime and Mental Health Paper
  • Assignment Content
  • Write a 550- to 700-word paper on the connection between crime and mental health. Include the following:
  • o Describe the prevalence and causes of mental health issues in the criminal justice system.
  • o Describe the behavioral symptoms for three of the most common mental health disorders present in the criminal justice system.
  • o Describe the relationship between these mental health issues and crime.
  • Include a minimum of three sources.
  • Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
  • Submit your assignment.
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  • o Grammar and Writing Guides
  • o Learning Team Toolkit
  • CPSS410 Overview of Mental Health in Criminal Justice
  • Week 2
  • Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System
  • Readings:
  • Ringhoff, D., Rapp, L., & Robst, J. (2012). The criminalization hypothesis: Practice and policy implications for persons with serious mental illness in the criminal justice system. Best Practice in Mental Health, 8(2), 1-19.
  • Searches:
  • mental health disorders AND behavioral criteria
  • mental health disorders AND criminal justice system
  • Videos
  • Readings:
  • Films Media Group (1998). Criminal Justice and Brain Impairment (06:03) From Title: Mind Talk: The Brain’s New Story.
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